Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $53K annually on average. The largest fraction of University of Maryland (UMD) people (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $47K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Research Scientists — their earnings average $73K annually. Assistant Professors are a close second at around $73K along with Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators ($50K) and Lecturers (approximately $49K). Financial Aid Counselors make an average $41K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Residents of Baltimore, Md. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $81K per year; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC ($53K) and the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. (approximately $50K). By state, University of Maryland (UMD) employees make the most in District of Columbia, earning around $53K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $63K per year for Basic Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at University of Maryland (UMD) have a Doctorate (PhD), earning $87K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Clinical Research; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $80K per year. Program Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in seven of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Counseling, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 36 percent. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.